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Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip from Auckland

Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip from Auckland
1 day
USD 222.06
An exciting full day tour from Auckland visiting two of the most popular, must-see destinations on the North Island of New Zealand &ndash; Rotorua and the Waitomo Caves!<br />Rotorua is famous for its beauty, Maori culture experiences, and hospitable locals. It is known to some as the &ldquo;birthplace of Tourism in New Zealand&rdquo;! The Waitomo Caves are completely unique and breath-taking and will surely leave you awed.<br />This tour allows you to experience these amazing destinations in a small, intimate group. You are also given the option to add on extra activities in the tour options.

Waiheke Scenic and Three Vineyard Wine Tasting Tour

Waiheke Scenic and Three Vineyard Wine Tasting Tour
4 hours 30 minutes
USD 43.82
<p>Experiencing the magic of Waiheke Island is an absolute must for any visitor to Auckland, and is just a 35 minute cruise from downtown Auckland. Waiheke has been rated the number 5 region to visit in Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2016 publication. <br /><br />This six and a half tour (including ferry trip, cost of ferry ticket not included) takes you to visit three leading vineyards where you can sample up to 12 fantastic wines.</p>

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Auckland Airport (AKL) Car Rental

Welcome to the car rental Auckland Airport information page with information on Auckland Airport car rental options, including which side do you drive on, transmission types, local Auckland driving stress, licences, and more. You may also compare your Auckland Airport car rental options and search for the best available Auckland car rental rates in the search box below.

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Auckland Airport Car Rental Desk Locations

Car rental Auckland Airport is provided by many different companies at the Auckland Airport. At the International terminal, Car rental Auckland Airport desks are located next to the Arrivals area on the ground floor.  For domestic travellers, the Auckland Airport car rental operators are on the ground-floor of the multi-level car park building, directly opposite the domestic terminal forecourt.


Campervan Rental Tip: Get a safe start by spending your first night at the nearby Auckland Airport Campervan Park - see the Other section for information.

Auckland Airport Car Rental Companies

Advantage, Avis, Budget, Fox, Hertz, Britz Maui Omega Rentals Backpacker Jucy Rentals Apex

Auckland Driving Information

Driving is on the left side of the road.

Auckland Airport rental cars may be either automatic OR manual transmission. Make sure to verify when booking if you are not comfortable with a manual transmission.

Your local drivers' licence is required.

An International Drivers' Permit (or IDP) may be required, especially if your local drivers' licence is in a language other than the local language (you may inquire when you pick up your car).

Auckland Driving Stress Level: 5/10

If you wish to travel outside of Auckland, be sure that your Car rental Auckland Airport package includes unlimited mileage. One-way rentals are often possible with the biggest companies, where you are able to drive outside of Auckland and eventually leave your car at another town or city, such as Christchurch, on the South Island. However, surcharges may be made for this feature, depending upon the overall rental period.

Driving within the city is a useful way to get around and rarely problematic, although rush hours are best avoided. However, parking spaces can be difficult to find within the inner city, making park and ride a popular option. On-street parking is also available around Auckland, operating on a 'pay and display' ticket basis.

Be aware of the 'right-hand' rule that requires drivers to give way or yield to turning traffic on their right when they are making a turn. This rule is exclusive to New Zealand and will be explained by the rental agent. This rule is currently under review, so please make sure to ask when you pick up your car. The red car below has priority when turning.


Auckland Airport Car Rental Recommendations

IHateTaxis.com recommends a Auckland Airport car rental.

This is an ideal way to get around Auckland and the rest of New Zealand.

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Last Updated: 14 Dec 2014